Digital painting allows for efficiency not available with traditional materials.  Re-using assets from a personal library is one of those benifits.  In this video we'll explore the amazing opportunitiy in Photoshop's "Custom Shapes", and how it might speed up your painting process.

This technique pairs extremely well with "locked transparent pixels", and "Clipping Masks" - so make sure to check out these related techniques:

AuthorMatt Kohr